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600 Second Saga is a weekly podcast featuring a single sci-fi or fantasy flash fiction piece.

600 Second Saga is a weekly podcast featuring a single sci-fi or fantasy flash fiction piece.
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United States

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600 Second Saga is a weekly podcast featuring a single sci-fi or fantasy flash fiction piece.

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English


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S2.42 Memories to Come

1/17/2018
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Memories to Come by Paul Alex Gray Memories to Come was first published in Nature Futures Paul Alex Gray enjoys writing linear and interactive fiction that cuts a jagged line to a magical real world. His work has been published in Nature Futures, McSweeney's, 365 Tomorrows and others. Paul grew up by the beaches of Australia, then traveled the world and now lives in Canada with his wife and two children. Over the years, Paul has been a startup founder, game designer and mentor to...

Duration: 00:08:27


S2.41 Cinders to Cinders

1/10/2018
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Cinders to Cinders by Fanni Sütő Fanni Sütő writes poetry, short stories and a growing number of novels-in-progress. She publishes in English and Hungarian and finds inspiration in reading, paintings and music. She writes about everything which comes in her way or goes bump in the night. Her heaven would be a library with an endless supply of coffee latte, cupcakes and Dr. Who episodes. She tries to find the magical in the everyday and likes to spy on the secret life of cities and their...

Duration: 00:09:58


S2.40 The Perfect Gene

1/3/2018
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The Perfect Gene by Olga Werby Olga Werby, Ed.D., has a Doctorate from U.C. Berkeley with a focus on designing online learning experiences. She has a Master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley in Education of Math, Science, and Technology. She has been creating computer-based projects since 1981 with organizations such as NASA (where she worked on the Pioneer Venus project), Addison-Wesley, and the Princeton Review. Olga has a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Astrophysics from Columbia...

Duration: 00:09:59


S2.39 Little Green Knights

12/27/2017
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Little Green Knights by Lee Blevins Lee Blevins lives in Lexington, KY. You can follow him on Twitter @BleeSevens or visit his sad, bare-bones website byleeblevins.com. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a Patron! Follow me on Facebook Follow me on Twitter Save Save

Duration: 00:06:39


S2.38 Tomorrow's Dawn

12/20/2017
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Tomorrow's Dawn by Milo James Fowler Milo James Fowler is a teacher by day and a speculative fictioneer by night. http://www.milojamesfowler.com/ 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a Patron! Follow me on Facebook Follow me on Twitter Save Save

Duration: 00:08:37


S2.37 Invasion

12/13/2017
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Invasion by Dafydd McKimm Dafydd McKimm was born and raised in Wales, but now lives in the Far Eastern city of Taipei, where he spends most of his free time reading and writing speculative fiction. His stories have previously appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Stupefying Stories SHOWCASE, and Deep Magic. You can find him online at https://dafyddmckimm.com/. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a...

Duration: 00:09:58


S2.36 Tempest

12/6/2017
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Tempest by Mariah Avix Mariah Avix is the creator of 600 Second Saga. A space for developing authors to explore the realms of science fiction and fantasy in 10 minutes or less every week. Mariah writes magical tales of how technology will change our world, and technologically laced tales of magic, that probably isn’t real. She is currently working on a series of novellas about shapeshifters who fight wildfires, a trilogy about a woman who refuses to admit that she has the M word...

Duration: 00:08:32


Twisted Tales

12/4/2017
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Classic tales are retold for good reasons, they reach into us and expose things we didn’t even know about. Sometimes they draw us into their stories with magic, power, love, and adventure as in The Witch in the Story by Fanni Sütő. Some long lost myths pull us toward them no matter how far away we seem to be, the Daughter of the Sea will go to greath lengths in this myth reimagined George Nikolopoulos. Sometimes the magical, the extraordinary, the devine becomes…ordinary, just another...

Duration: 00:01:32


S2.35 To Grip the Bright White Chains

11/29/2017
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To Grip the Bright White Chains by Jon Cronshaw Jon Cronshaw is a UK-based science fiction and fantasy author. He has published three short story collections, Host, The Gibson Continuum, and Her Name Was Red. His debut novel Wizard of the Wasteland is out now. He has a PhD in the history of art and has seen his writing published in regional and national newspapers across the UK, including the Metro and Guardian. He’s an ex-gamer, a guide dog owner, a voracious reader, and a certified...

Duration: 00:09:27


S2.34 Lock-Out

11/22/2017
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Lock-Out by Anike Kirsten Born during the end to an era of institutional oppression, raised through the journey towards equity and freedom, Anike Kirsten has emerged a science fiction author who writes to highlight the issues that yet plague society. In struggles with intersectionality at the hands of inequality and privilege still present in South Africa, Anike uses her writing to provide a medium through which readers can relate, reflect on, and find hope in. Read more at Anike...

Duration: 00:08:44


S2.33 Waiting

11/15/2017
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Waiting by Eddie D Moore Eddie D. Moore travels extensively for work, and he spends much of that time listening to audio books. The rest of the time is spent dreaming of stories to write and he spends the weekends writing them. His stories have been published by Jouth Webzine, The Flash Fiction Press, Every Day Fiction, Theme of Absence, Devolution Z, and Fantasia Divinity Magazine. Find more on his blog. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by...

Duration: 00:07:52


S2.32 Superior Firepower

11/8/2017
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Superior Firepower by Alex Shvartsman Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 90 of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy’s Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and many other magazines and anthologies. He won the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction and was a two-time finalist for the Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Fiction (2015 and 2017). He is the editor of the Unidentified Funny Objects annual anthology...

Duration: 00:09:31


S2.31 The Witch in the Story

11/1/2017
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The Witch in the Story by Fanni Sütő The Witch in the Story originally published in Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine Fanni Sütő writes poetry, short stories and a growing number of novels-in-progress. She publishes in English and Hungarian and finds inspiration in reading, paintings and music. She writes about everything which comes in her way or goes bump in the night. Her heaven would be a library with an endless supply of coffee latte, cupcakes and Dr. Who episodes. She...

Duration: 00:08:48


S2.30 Beasts and Blood

10/25/2017
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Beasts and Blood by Kim Letendre Never cheat an assassin. Hailing from Canada, Kim spends most her time either studying, fencing on her school’s varsity team or working, and writes in her spare time, both in French and English, though most of her published work is in French. Her genre of predilection is fantasy, both for writing and for the media she consumes, though she has dabbled in science fiction. She mostly writes short stories though she has hopes of one day finishing the novel...

Duration: 00:09:15


S2.29 Supervillians Always Order Off the Menu

10/18/2017
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Supervillians Always Order Off the Menu by Ana Gardner Ana's opinion pieces and reviews have appeared in online forums like SmartWoman and small local prints like Pumpkin Pie. She works as a teacher and researcher in New Jersey, where she also teaches critical reading and writing workshops for inner city high school students. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a Patron! Follow me on Facebook Follow...

Duration: 00:08:24


S2.28 Between the Particles

10/11/2017
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Between the Particles by JW Troemner Read Between the Particles Would you change the laws of time and space for someone you love? JW Troemner was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States. Since then, she's spent most of her life orbiting around Indianapolis, where she can be often found gazing longingly at caverns and abandoned buildings. Her works include the Urban Dragon series, and more recently, a love letter to fairy tales by the name of Tatter and Shine. Read more...

Duration: 00:09:50


S2.27 The Test

10/4/2017
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The Test by Olga Werby Olga Werby, Ed.D., has a Doctorate from U.C. Berkeley with a focus on designing online learning experiences. She has a Master's degree from U.C. Berkeley in Education of Math, Science, and Technology. She has been creating computer-based projects since 1981 with organizations such as NASA (where she worked on the Pioneer Venus project), Addison-Wesley, and the Princeton Review. Olga has a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Astrophysics from Columbia University. She...

Duration: 00:09:59


S2.26 When Wind Catches

9/27/2017
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When Wind Catches by Tori V. Rainn Tori V. Rainn resides in Texas where she collects knives, or anything sharp, and pretends to be a ninja. She's a music junkie, loves video games, a member of ACFW, and popcorn addict. She’s currently editing a completed fantasy that she’s darn proud of, well, at least until she goes back and rereads it. Other ongoing projects include yet another fantasy, a paranormal novella boiling hot under her fingers, and various short stories. Tori writes YA...

Duration: 00:09:59


S2.25 In Love is Courage

9/20/2017
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In Love is Courage by Stacy Bennett Stacy Bennett grew up on the East Coast always knowing she was the ugly duckling in the flock of engineers she called a family. But never did she imagine she'd end up writing fiction. When she wrote her first full story, she thought she only had one story to tell. She soon realized that the rabbit hole ran much deeper. Now she writes everything from flash fiction to full-length titles in the genres of fantasy, paranormal and science fiction. Who knows...

Duration: 00:08:02


S2.24 In the Ruins of Shambhala

9/13/2017
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In the Ruins of Shambhala by Matthew Rettino Matthew Rettino is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop. He resides in Montreal, Quebec, and serves as a managing editor for Scrivener Creative Review. He holds an Master's in English literature from McGill University, where he wrote a thesis on the relationship between world literature and weird fiction. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a...

Duration: 00:07:12

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